For a laugh, Sally advertises for a husband on national television. Among the numerous humorous responses, one serious reply stands out.

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Sally is appearing on The Stevie Parsons Show for the umpteenth time, but unlike the other times, she's nervous over running out of funny stories to tell. Her concern passes when she comes up with a fresh idea based on a suggestion from Buddy and the latest laughably bad incident in her long, struggling relationship with Herman Glimscher and his mother: she's going to do a mock television commercial advertising herself as a potential girlfriend/wife. The gag may end up being funny, but Rob worries it will result in every crackpot in America responding. As usual, Sally's appearance is a hit (except with Herman and his mother) for which she indeed gets hundreds of letters responding in jest (as her self-promotion was meant to be); but, when Stevie Parsons asks Rob to pick one of those letters without Sally's knowledge (whose author Stevie plans to contact and introduce to Sally live on the air), Rob must decide, first, if he will go along with the stunt and, second, if he will choose ... Written by Huggo

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23 February 1966 (USA)  »

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Last appearance of Sally's boyfriend Herman Glimscher in the series. See more »

Goofs

You can't speak the names of private citizens on television -- especially in a derogatory way -- without risking a lawsuit. Television producers would never permit Sally to say Herman Glimscher's name on the air. See more »

Quotes

Rob Petrie: [as Sally begins sorting through her sack of mail] Whoa! You're not gonna read 'em NOW?
Sally Rogers: Whoa, you're not gonna try and stop me, are you? My future may be in this bag.
Buddy Sorrell: That's what I said the first time I saw my wife.
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Old Folks at Home
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Music & lyrics by Stephen Foster
Performed by Bill Idelson
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